Episode 60: I’m a Finisher with a Capital “F”

Episode 60: I’m a Finisher with a Capital “F”

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Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. Malandros Scarf by Carol Feller using Nerd Girl Yarns in 8bit Sport and I am the Doctor and This Is My Spoon colorway
  2. Butterfly and Cocoon by Susan B Anderson using Knitpicks Brava worsted minis and some cotton blend from etsy store Plain Jane Craft
  3. IceFall by Tin Can Knits using Tosh Merino Light in Charcoal and Dream in Color Jilly base in Amethyst colorway
  4. Some crochet fails
  5. Self-binding napkins

WIPS

  1. Edie by Isabell Kraemer using Queensland United Sport (55/45 wool/cotton) in Lichen colorway
  2. Hermione’s Everday Sock in Black Trillium Fibers Lilt in the Primrose colorway

2020 Planification Update

  1. More sweaters 
  2. More socks – with complicated patterns too pls  
  3. More cowls 
  4. More sewing 
  5. Some embroidery. Hmmm.
  6. Cabling like a boss
  7. Better rav tracking – Might be more like better rav downloading and less reliance on rav

Episode 59: Finishing and Starting Things!

Episode 59: Finishing and Starting Things!

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Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. Lace Hair Kerchief
  2. Santach by Carol Feller using her Blasta yarn in a dark raspberry. Carol’s paid and free classes are here 
  3. Weekender by Andrea Mowry in Malabrigo Rios Cereza.

WIPS

  1. Fading Point by Joji Locatelli.
  2. Malandros Scarf by Carol Feller using Nerd Girl Yarns in 8bit Sport and I am the Doctor and This Is My Spoon colorway
  3. Edie by Isabell Kraemer using Queensland United Sport (55/45 wool/cotton) in Lichen colorway

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

Episode 58: Blasts from my WIP past

Episode 58: Blasts from my WIP past

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Grateful List

WIPS

  1. Weekender by Andrea Mowry in Malabrigo Rios Cereza. I used this Very Pink Knits tutorial for the tubular cast on. So good.
  2. Fading Point by Joji Locatelli.
  3. Granny Square blanket by Kelly McClure

Finished Objects

  1. Masks
  2. Vintage Apron

Languish Anguish-ish?

Sommar Cardi by Yarn-Madness – the yarn I rave about is Three Irish Girls Springvale DK.

On Deck

  1. Cardi or Tee?
    1. Edie by Isabel Kramer 
    2. Summer by Annestrick
    3. Ochre Cardigan by Ambah O’Brien 
    4. Timely by Libby Jonson
  2. Tanks?
    1. CHerry Bomb by Joan McGowan-Michael
    2. Aya by Gabrielle Vizina
  3. Socks – relooking at Virginia Sattler-Reimer socks. 
  4. I want a flowy skirt that breathes
  5. A structured halter tank for child made out of the cherries fabric

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

 

 

 

 

Episode 57: Because it’s a learning experience

Episode 57: Because it’s a learning experience

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Grateful List

WIPS

  1. Weekender by Andrea Mowry in Malabrigo Rios Cereza. I used this Very Pink Knits tutorial for the tubular cast on. So good.
  2. IceFall by Tin Can Knits using Tosh Merino Light (420 yds; single ply; merino – anyone know if it’s SW?) in Charcoal and Deram in Color Jilly (440 yds; sw, merino) base in Amethyst colorway (single ply; fingering) – The Norwegian Knitting Thimble video I mentioned is here by Dankfiber . It’s three parts and very worth watching.

Finished Objects

  1. Masks

On Deck

  1. More masks 
  2. Retro apron
  3. Giant Granny Square
  4. Fading Point
  5. Pick a cardi/tee/tank
  6. Socks
  7. Make a list of what I want to sew
  8. Kitchen inventory 
  9. Planning garden planting and starting seeds (rather late!)

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

 

 

 

 

Episode 56: Inappropriately Appropriate

Episode 56: Inappropriately Appropriate

Note to listeners: I totally lied – I did mention corona throughout. It’s hard not to when why you are doing x craft or y thing is because of it. So if you are looking for corona-free listening, this ain’t it. That said, it’s not political.

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Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. Nada

WIPS

  1. Santach by Carol Feller aka Stolen Stitches. 
  2. IceFall by Tin Can Knits using Tosh Merino Light (420 yds; single ply; merino – anyone know if it’s SW?) in Charcoal and Deram in Color Jilly (440 yds; sw, merino) base in Amethyst colorway (single ply; fingering) – The Norwegian Knitting Thimble video I mentioned is here by Dankfiber . It’s three parts and very worth watching.
  3. Weekender by Andrea Mowry in Malabrigo Rios Cereza. I used this Very Pink Knits tutorial for the tubular cast on. So good.

On Deck

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

 

 

 

 

Episode 55: Languish Anguish No More

Episode 55: Languish Anguish no more – or how I finally finished a WIP.

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our podcasts group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Finished Objects

  1. Myrna by Andi Satterlund using Cascade 220 SW

WIPS

  1. Weekender by Andrea Mowry in Malabrigo Rios Cereza. I used this Very Pink Knits tutorial for the tubular cast on. So good.
  2. IceFall by Tin Can Knits using Tosh Merino Light (420 yds; single ply; merino – anyone know if it’s SW?) in Charcoal and Deram in Color Jilly (440 yds; sw, merino) base in Amethyst colorway (single ply; fingering) – The Norwegian Knitting Thimble video I mentioned is here by Dankfiber . It’s three parts and very worth watching.

On Deck

  1. Design my own hand-embroidered “No matter what”
  2. Maybe emrboider a mandala
  3. Accesory like scarves and shawls similar to my
    1. willow fall cowl by Erin Kurup
    2. Fresh Tilled Cowl by Rebecca Fox
  4. Short sleeved Cardis
  5. Other stuff I put in my queue lately
    1. DNA Cable Scarf by White Anubis STudio
    2. Pop Crop Cardi by Ambah O’Brien
    3. Calliope Nest Cowl by Wool and Pine
    4. Basia Cardigan by Triona Murphy

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

*note – for inquiring minds, yes, the cheesecake was perfect

 

 

 

Episode 54: New Year!

Episode 54: New Year

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Finished Objects

  1. Nada

WIPS

  1. My Christmas socks using Hermione’s Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder with The Wooly Cabin in the Christmas Sprinkles colorway
  2. IceFall by Tin Can Knits using Tosh Merino Light (420 yds; single ply; merino – anyone know if it’s SW?) in Charcoal and Deram in Color Jilly (440 yds; sw, merino) base in Amethyst colorway (single ply; fingering)
  3. Lothlorien shawl in Dyetastic Silk Sock base in Golden Rose colorway
  4. Weekender by Andrea Mowry in Malabrigo Rios Cereza. I used this Very Pink Knits tutorial for the tubular cast on. So good.

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

These are the books/journal I mentioned for self-improvement stuff this year.

Beautiful You – A Daily Guide to Radical Self-Acceptance  by Rosie Molinary – 365 prompts to think about and usually journal about – sometimes there’s stuff to do

Rituals for Living Dreambook by Peter and Briana Borten

PNP Tribe

 

 

 

Episode 53: Newsy News

Episode 53: Newsy News

*Note – no intro music this episode. I’m still getting my new computer set up 🙂 and let me know if sound is better or worse if it is since I’m using a different software to record and edit.

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our podcasts group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Finished Objects

  1. Holiday barf socks with pinkSOS socks using knittyandcolor’s Nordic Holiday colorway on acoustic sock base (400 yards of 75/25 blend). Did the modified eye of partridge heel from Hermione’s Everyday sock.
  2. World’s SImplest Mitts by Tin Can Knits – using leftover Lorna’s Laces Shepherd’s worsted in Cozumel. 
  3. Maize Mitts by Tin Can Knits
  4. Baila by Paula Wisniewska using Cascade 128 in colorway 860 

WIPS

  1. My Christmas socks using Hermione’s Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder with The Wooly Cabin in the Christmas Sprinkles colorway
  2. IceFall by Tin Can Knits using Tosh Merino Light (420 yds; single ply; merino – anyone know if it’s SW?) in Charcoal and Deram in Color Jilly (440 yds; sw, merino) base in Amethyst colorway (single ply; fingering)
  3. Lothlorien shawl in Dyetastic Silk Sock base in Golden Rose colorway

On Deck

 

  • Daelyn Pullover by isabelle kraemer – worsted crew (stockinette front/reverse stockinette back)
  • Oatmeal by Libby Johnson – DK weight v neck
  • Weekender by Andrea Mowry – worsted – everyone has done it but I’ve seen it flattering on all body types (but texture on yoke)
  • Carson by Megan Nodecker – DK with texture on the shoulders/yoke (sigh), wider at the neck which I really like
  • Sun Rose by Laura AYlor tiny row of eyelet at waiste and sleeve; dang it – texture on yolk
  • Chevron Flight Sweater by Laura Reinbach worsted colorwork yolk, less fitted. Maybe

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

 

 

 

Episode 52: Wear it well

Episode 52: Wear it well

*Note – no intro music this episode. I’m still getting my new computer set up 🙂

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Finished Objects

  1. Neon StripesSOS socks using String Theory Colorwork’s Inertia Base (80/20; 400 yards) in the Free Radical colorway (purple, turquoise, neon green, black and grey)
  2. Ripple Cropped Sweater by Jessie Maed Designs using Madeliene Tosh DK High Twist in the Forsta colorway. 
  3. 3 dish cloths by Vintage jimsly design (one by PJ Allen) using knitpicks Dishie in mulberry

WIPS

  1. Holiday barf socks with pinkSOS socks using knittyandcolor’s Nordic Holiday colorway on acoustic sock base (400 yards of 75/25 blend). Did the modified eye of partridge heel from Hermione’s Everyday sock.
  2. IceFall by Tin Can Knits using Tosh Merino Light (420 yds; single ply; merino – anyone know if it’s SW?) in Charcoal and Deram in Color Jilly (440 yds; sw, merino) base in Amethyst colorway (single ply; fingering)
  3. Lothlorien shawl in Dyetastic Silk Sock base in Golden Rose colorway

Wear It Well

Fresh Tilled Cowl with Three Irish Girls Springvale DK

Leading Men Fiber Arts Showstopper base

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

 

 

 

Episode 51: Saturation Point

Episode 51: Saturation Poing

*Note – no intro music this episode. I’m still getting my new computer set up 🙂

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our podcasts group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Finished Objects

  1. F Bombs by Jenifer Spock-Rank
  2. No Summer Blues by Jenny F (No January Blues) using Miss Babs Kaweah (DK 100% merino) base in Moroccan Door and Morning Glory

WIPS

  1. Neon StripesSOS socks using String Theory Colorwork’s Inertia Base (80/20; 400 yards) in the Free Radical colorway (purple, turquoise, neon green, black and grey)
  2. IceFall by Tin Can Knits using Tosh Merino Light (420 yds; single ply; merino – anyone know if it’s SW?) in Charcoal and Deram in Color Jilly (440 yds; sw, merino) base in Amethyst colorway (single ply; fingering)
  3. Lothlorien shawl in Dyetastic Silk Sock base in Golden Rose colorway

Retail Therapy

Mad Tosh?

Forbidden Fiber Co

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

Silent Book Club